Two dead in crash near Gananoque

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

GANANOQUE – Two people were killed Friday in a two vehicle crash on County Road 2, west of here.

Leeds County O.P.P. say an eastbound pickup truck collided with a westbound car around 2 p.m.

The driver of the car – a 58-year-old man from Cornwall – died at the scene. His passenger, an 85-year-old man from Frontenac Islands, was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck – a 59-year-old woman from Gananoque – was taken to hospital in Kingston and is suffering from non-life threatening injuries.

No names have been released until relatives are notified.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

County Road 2 between Island View Dive and Willowbank Road was closed for an investigation but has since reopened.

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